Discovery Bay Man Guilty Of Lying To FAA About Mental Disorder On Pilot Certification FormsA Discovery Bay man was found guilty of making false statements to the Federal Aviation Administration on pilot medical certification forms, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Service Dogs Specialize In Helping Veterans With Post-Traumatic StressThe US Department of Veteran's Affairs says the rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among veterans can be as high as 30%, and its effects can be crippling. Now, one Bay Area non-profit is offering to help those service members affected by PTSD.
Ronny Jackson Withdraws As VA Secretary NomineeRear Adm. Ronny Jackson has withdrawn as President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, he said in a statement Thursday morning.
Dying Vets Cannot Use Life-Ending Drugs At Many State HomesVeterans in government-run homes in many parts of the country that have legalized physician-assisted death are finding restrictions because assisted suicide goes against the policy of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Employees Report Sexual Harassment, Retaliation At East Bay VA FacilitiesSeveral Bay Area health workers have come forward anonymously to describe a culture of harassment at VA facilities.
Mayor Lee Says San Francisco On Track To End Veteran Homelessness This Year U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald expressed his support in San Francisco Wednesday for additional Bay Area resources to help get homeless veterans into stable housing.
Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For VeteransIn an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).
New Homes For California Veterans Sit Empty As Taxpayers Foot BillCalifornia veterans are desperate for housing. But two brand new facilities are sitting empty, with taxpayers footing the bill.
Veterans Complain Of Huge Backlog At Oakland VA OfficeMany veterans who attended Monday's meeting said they have been waiting months and sometimes even years for decisions.
Long Wait For Mental Health Support At Oakland's VA OfficeSince 2007, the VA has experienced a 35 percent increase in the number of veterans receiving mental health services.
Military Graves Mismarked At 2 Bay Area CemeteriesThe Veterans Affairs Department is trying to contact family members about mistaken grave markings at a pair of Bay Area military cemeteries.
SF Appeals Court Blasts VA Mental Health Care SystemNoting that an average of 18 veterans a day commit suicide, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs to dramatically overhaul its mental health care system.